The Réseau de Résistance du Québécois (RRQ) is a small fringe Quebec nationalist group founded in that advocates Quebec sovereignty. In , the RRQ claimed a membership of people. The RRQ have released a manifesto, called “Manifeste du Réseau de One reading was the FLQ Manifesto written by the paramilitary organization. 5 oct. , complot entre le FLQ et des Noirs américains pour dynamiter de Cross et la cellule de Libération demande la lecture du Manifeste à. La cellule Libération du FLQ, ayant participée à la crise d’Octobre – site lui qui fut l’un des principaux rédacteurs du Manifeste d’octobre en

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Unanswered mamifeste remain 45 years later”. As part of its Manifestothe FLQ stated: But so were they. These new FLQ members bought two other houses, prepared their plans, and stocked sufficient equipment for their upcoming actions. The last two of these cells were involved in what became known as the October Crisis.

Nigel Barry Hamer, a British radical socialist and FLQ sympathizer, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 12 months in jail. Those members of the FLQ who had fled began returning to Canada from late untiland most received light sentences for their offences.

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This may have led to a more socialist FLQ attitude. Montreal Gazette, April 1, In the following days, FLQ leaders held meetings to increase public support for the cause.


The crowd of RRQ supporters demonstrated their opposition to the Canadian monarchy. In Revolutionary Strategy and the Role of the Avant-Garde was prepared by the FLQ, outlining their long-term strategy of successive waves of robberies, violence, bombings, and kidnappings, culminating in revolution. Montreal Gazette, April 22, Marois cuts ties with violent groups”. A year-old Defeat Still Rankles”. The October Crisis, Julypp.

Quebec sovereigntism Quebec nationalism. Some of their more notable crimes include bombing a railway by which then—Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker had arranged to travel within the week.

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In Septemberthe pair were extradited to Canada. On September 13,events were held in Quebec to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.

It helped sway public opinion towards more conventional forms of political participation and drove up popular support for the PQ.

Clark, Irwin, et Co. Retrieved 11 April His release was negotiated and on December 3,five of the FLQ members were granted their request f,q safe passage to Cuba by the Government of Canada after approval by Fidel Castro. Invoking the War Measures Act was a politically risky move for Trudeau because the Act overrode fundamental rights and privileges enumerated in the common law and in the Canadian Bill of Rights ; therefore, there was a strong possibility that Trudeau might have lost popular support among Quebec voters.


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Montreal Gazette, April 13, Public Violence in Canada. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. Battlefields Commission backs down”.

McClelland and Stewart, In an impromptu interview with Tim Ralfe and Peter Reilly on the steps of Parliament, Pierre Trudeau, responding to a question of how extreme his implementation of the War Measures Act would be, Trudeau answered, “Well, just watch me.

In justifying his decision he described the FLQ as a “shock group” whose continued activities would only play into the hands of the forces of repression against which they were no match.

After the demands were denied, Pierre Laporte was immediately killed by the FLQ although it is still not known how the FLQ knew of the decision so quickly. This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat This group eventually broke up, forming the FLQ. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 12 April